Hay Festival has unveiled a major rebrand ahead of this year’s festival, as director Peter Florence hints the 2019 line-up will have a European feel. ... Read more
The 2019 Man Booker Prize for Fiction judges have been announced, with book trade heavyweights Peter Florence and Liz Calder on the panel.
Directors of arts festivals around the UK have asked the government to improve the visa system, warning that artists are now reluctant to accept invitations... Read more
Bestselling author Marian Keyes has reportedly accused the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize of sexism after failing to make the shortlist.
Hay Festival has appointed Jonathan Godfrey OBE, former principal of Hereford Sixth Form College, to its board of directors.
This week, Shirley Hughes and HRH the Duchess of Cornwall celebrated big birthdays while over 50 PRH employees marched for Pride.
Peter Florence—director of the Hay Festival—talks about its 30th anniversary and what lies ahead for one of the key events in the literary calendar.... Read more
Novelist Howard Jacobson and Mervyn King, former governor of the bank of England, are amongst the first speakers to appear in this year’s Hay Levels,... Read more
Books by Tom Jones, Ruby Wax and Laura Bates were the biggest sellers at the Hay Festival Bookshop, which saw a 15% increase in overall... Read more
Simon Schama, Germaine Greer, Salman Rushdie and Caitlin Moran are just some of the writers and thinkers lined up to take part in this year’s... Read more